Chess News


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Aug 11, 2017

St. Louis Missouri USA  FRENCHMAN MAXIME VACHIER-LAGRAVE (AGE 26) SHOCKS THE CHESS WORLD … WINS THE MONSTER 9 GAME $300,000 SINQUEFIELD CHESS CUP  TODAY …   Mr. Lagrave  (already long  known world wide as “MVL”) rode a fantastic come from behind victory against world chess champion Magnus Carlsen  … added  two other […]


Chessflash World News/July 5, 2017

FORMER WORLD NUMBER ONE/ TAGGERING  FORMER WORLD CHESS CHAMPION /AUTHOR … GARRY KASPAROV SHOCKS CHESS WORLD … WILL PLAY 27 WORLD RATED GAMES in 5 days VERSUS WORLD’S BEST … vs. WORLD CHESS CHAMPION CARLSEN /THE  SINQUEFIELD CUP FIELD  … AUGUST 14-19TH,  2017 …  $100,000 ST. Louis INTERNATIONAL RAPID/BLITZ TOURNEY GRAND TOUR […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/May 9, 2017

CHESSLAB TOLD YOU FIRST … Pro author/ELECTRIFYING journalist and monster chess promoter/”CHESSFEST” INVENTOR MICHAEL TISSERAND of NEW ORLEANS GOES GLOBAL NEW YORK TIMES /MAY 9, 2017 — New Orleans, Louisiana MICHAEL TISSERAND, the man known everywhere in Louisiana as the inventor of THE MAMMOTH post-Hurricane Katrina LIBRARY CHESS PROGRAM “Chessfest,” […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 5, 2017 1

ARTHUR BISGUIER DIES AT 87 … THIS JUST IN FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES … America’s chess legend is gone. Chess grandmaster Arthur Bisquier, the last living witness to the entire 1950-2000 fabulous era United States grandmaster team of chess giants (RESHEVSKY, FINE, DENKER THE BYRNE BROTHERS, ROSSOLIMO, BENKO FISCHER, […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Dec 17, 2016

San Francisco, California — THIS JUST IN FROM 2016 WORLD CHAMPION CHESS OLYMPIAD TEAM CAPTAIN MR. JOHN DONALDSON–“THE DEAN OF AMERICAN CHESS” and DIRECTOR OF THE MECHANICS INSTITUTE CHESS ROOMS, 57 POST STREET, 4TH FLOOR SAN FRANCISCO–it really is true … and the 5 mega event “Grand Tour” chess circuit’s […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Nov 30, 2016

New York City, NY — Shocking with the black pieces with the all time great classical defense of the golden Ruy Lopez opening … World Chess champion MAGNUS CARLSEN at last after 20 MURDEROUS days roared into the one game lead over the tremendous defensive miracle Houdini … S. Karjakin […]


“Staggering swindle of a lifetime!”

Michael Ciamarra quotes Jude Acers in his latest chess column at Al.com: A number of very memorable, instructive games were played at the 42nd World Chess Olympiad in Baku. But there was one game that bordered on extraordinary.   In Round 7 of the Olympiad, the American team defeated the […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Sep 13, 2016   Recently updated !

BAKU 2016 WORLD 42ND  CHESS OLYMPIAD GOLD TEAM CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP WON BY MONSTER TEAM USA CHESS TODAY …  Baku, Azerbaijan … THEY ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD!     CARUANA … SO …NAKAMURA … SHANKLAND … BENSON  CAME THROUGH UNDEFEATED … THAT IS RIGHT … NEVER LOST A TEAM MATCH DURING THE ENTIRE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Sep 12, 2017

FANTASTIC USA CHESS TEAM WINS VERSUS GEORGIA TODAY… ROLLS ON TO THE FINAL WORLD OLYMPIAD 4 GAME ROUND 11 tomorrow Tuesday … USA MASSIVELY FAVORED TO WIN THE WORLD CHESS TEAM 42ND OLYMPIAD CHAMPIONSHIP TUESDAY … live free internet broadcast Round 11 BEGINS (“BAKU 2016 CHESS OLYMPIAD”) 2 am New […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Sep 9, 2016   Recently updated !

Baku, Azerbaijan — The awesome absolutely undefeated in every single game … UNITED STATES OF AMERICA chess team (CARUANA , NAKAMURA, SO, SHANKLAND) today shocked India’s world number one team … and roared into world number one ranking in the 42nd World Chess Olympiad with 16 games and four rounds […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 29, 2016

AMERICANS NAKAMURA-SO … SHOCK KASPAROV, WIN THE “ULTIMATE” 18-GAME SPEED BLITZ 4 GRANDMASTER TOURNEY … St. Louis, Missouri … WELL, FOLKS … Chesslab told you what was going to happen long ago… THE MONSTER AMERICAN CHESS BOOM OF ALL TIME IS NOW ON FOR REAL … Today 20 thousand dollars […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/April 25, 2016

SUDDEN DEATH FINAL ROUND WINS — CARUANA IS 2016 UNITED STATES CHESS CHAMPION … St.Louis, Missouri – Fabulous Fabiano Caruana, 23 year old chess lightning (world rated number two chess grandmaster) scored a tremendous 6 wins/ 5 draws… became US Chess Champion today via a sudden death final round endgame […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/March 28, 2016

IT IS $500,000 extra plus $100,000 of the candidates prizes for 26 year old S. KARJAKIN, super Russian grandmaster today … winning a 42 move thriller versus go-for-it-all F. CARUANA of St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Karjakin needed just a draw much less a stunning last round victory to win on […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/March 27, 2016

MOSCOW, RUSSIA — WITH A TREMENDOUS THREE GAME WINS TO TWO TIEBREAK ADVANTAGE THE WORLD CHESS CUP CHAMPION S. KARJAKIN PLAYS WHITE FIRST MOVE TOMORROW VERSUS F. CARUANA OF THE UNITED STATES TO DETERMINE WHO WILL GO TO THE WORLD TITLE MILLION DOLLAR NEW YORK WORLD TITLE MATCH VERSUS WORLD […]


CHESSFLASH WORLD NEWS/Jan 6, 2O16

Norway million Dollar Grand Tour Sponsor Altibox Leaves Grand tour London, England … THEY ARE GONE … faced with elitism, UNKNOWN TO TENNIS, GOLF, SOCCER … (just 10 great players and no women), horrific long, impossible to broadcast worldwide time controls … ALTIBOX OF NORWAY has suddenly pulled totally out […]


Chessflash World News/Dec. 13, 2015 [Updated]

Grandmasters NAKAMURA and today’s opponent GRISCHUK … the beast is back! M. Carlsen of Norway is expected to win $75,000 on three-way tiebreak today … Carlsen did not lose a single game … won 2, drew 7. — Jude Acers Update: WORLD CHESS CHAMPION CARLSEN WINS $75,000 FINAL ROUND SHOCKER […]